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Does Kidney Stone Pain Travel From The Right Side To The Left Side
No: Normally, if you have a stone on the right, it will always hurt on the right side. It is possible that you might be passing a very small stone on the other side that might account for the pain switching sides but typically the pain is on one side only and stays that way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Complex: Pain on the left side, i presume in the flank, may be due to another new stone on the left or be unrelated i.e. Due to a muscular or skeletal cause. See your doctor for a diagnosis of your pain. ...Read more
I was diagnose with a kidney stone on my left side over a year ago I never passed it I've been having frequent pain in that area what should I do?
If the kidney stone: is well within the substance of the kidney it is unlikely you will pass it and if it is small it shouldn't be causing the symptoms you describe. A repeat CT without contrast should settle the issue. ...Read more
I had a kidney stone removed in dec on left side niw right is feeling dull pain, would they have checked both kidneys then?
Yes,...: Nowadays, standard imaging study is ct scan with or without contrast, which will show 3-dimensional projections of both kidneys with highest accuracy than ever, of course, no test yields 100%. At to dull pain newly developing on right side, it's hard to say if it's stone-related or not without detailed history, physicals, and new imaging study since non-moving non-obstructing stone has no symptom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have kidney stone blockage on my left side. Dr appt is next wk. Will laying on my right side cause my body to process primarily to the right kidney?
I just a month ago had a kidney stone int left side lazered, niw i'm having weak annoyance upper left side by the rib area, could it still be a stone?
Possibly: Depending on the position and size of the stone, it may be possible that fragments still remain. You should discuss your concerns with the operating urologist. ...Read more
Have been feeling constipated recently. My left side near kidney been feeling sharp pain when I move. Could it be kidney stone?
Maybe but unlikely: Hi Munal, A kidney stone usually causes pain whether you move or not. I think you need an examination by a doctor. Good luck, Dr. Long ...Read more
Woke up with dull pain on left back side, can this be Kidney Stone? Can Kidney Stone give dull pain for a day? When to go to hospital?
May be, but...: More info is needed so to deduce what you got, but getting the health-related things for good medical care has not to be that hard by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. When is the time to see doc? You decide after perusing the suggested article; but if pain is unbearable or starting fever & chill, that is an emergency - to see doctor right away. Best... ...Read more
I had a kidney stone in my left side it was removed tuesday and a stent was put in it came out today on its own and now my right kidney is hurting?
Here are some...: Two questions: did the stent have a thread at its end or not? Have you been known to have stones in right kidney also? The stent with a thread is designed to let the patient to pull it out at advised timing, but may be out by premature accidental pulling. If happened, that is usually ok. As to pain at "right kidney", have doc checked out timely, especially being known to have stone in it. ...Read more
Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more
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